BY DAN Repeated poor performances and atrocious crowds are leading NRL executives to consider removing the competition’s presence from Sydney. After only 28,000 people turned out to Saturday’s preliminary final at Alliance stadium, there is pressure for the NRL to focus its efforts on its more traditional support areas like Townsville, Leeton and Melbourne. One … More NRL to give up on Sydney ‘experiment’
There has been much angst amongst Richmond and Adelaide fans as to whether they will be required to wear a clash jumper in the AFL Grand Final. … More Bozza’s Rant – Much ado about a jumper clash?
How far can the Matildas go? Currently ranked 6th in the world, recent victories over World Champions USA, Asian Champions Japan and three victories in a row over Brazil have them aiming higher. … More Our Matildas waltzing past the world’s best
It was always going to be an uphill battle but nobody would have predicted Hawthorn would start zip and four. … More Hawthorn: 2017 AFL Season in Review
Part 1 of our 2017 Season Review outlined that the Raiders had not met expectations in 2017. Further, they had not even reached their potential win expectation. We continue our Season Review with Part 2 in which we seek to understand what went wrong. FYI – it’s not a happy read. If you need to … More Raiders 2017 Review Part 2: Insidious Ill-Discipline
BY DAN When you climb the mountain again, you still have to start at the bottom The Raiders started 2017 as one of the select group considered likely to be playing in the last weekend in September. A top 4 finish was considered almost inevitable by most commentators. The Raiders had achieved so much in … More Raiders 2017 Review Part I: Failure and Expectations
What a rollercoaster of a season 2017 was for Collingwood and it’s army of followers. For a side that won only nine games and finished 13th they were very rarely blown out and recorded victories over Sydney, Geelong and West Coast, drew with Adelaide and went the distance with GWS.
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That is not how it was supposed to end. … More Parra Post Mortem: A bitter end
Isn’t this the same coach that said that finals weren’t impossible? … More Fremantle Dockers: 2017 AFL Season in Review
So much has changed since his debut way back in 2002, but one thing has stayed constant, Cameron Smith running out in number 9 for Melbourne Storm each weekend. … More Cameron Smith Week: Remembering When…